|Louisiana Jewel from 31st Triennial in 1910|
Photo: Art de Hoyos
After a private meeting with Grand Master Jeffrey N. Nelson of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar, MW Martin Reinschmidt, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Louisiana verbally announced that he has rescinded edict 2018-02 and restored recognition to the Grand Encampment.
The Grand Commandery of Louisiana also met in special session and re-elected their Grand Commander, Keith Gates.
Both Grand Masters stated together that they would work with each other during the new Triennium.
MW Reinschmidt posted the following announcement this morning on the Louisiana Brethren private Facebook group:
I will post the actual letter on Monday when I receive it.
For background on this story, see the following articles:
8/20/2018: GM of Louisiana Withdraws Recognition of Knights Templars